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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Kolbe's name for acetyl.
  • noun A name for the group CH2(OH)CO: as, acetoxylglycolic acid, CH2(OH)CO.CH(OH)CO2H.
  • noun A name for the group — O.C2H3O: as, acetoxylbutyric ester, CH3CH2CH(O.C2H3O)CO2-C2H5.

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